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Bronx Native Partnership Featured On News 12

Middle School can be a challenging time for many students, and for Richie Amarante, DFOY’s Assistant Program Director at M.S. 181 Pablo Casals, he knows creating authentic experiences is the best way to connect with participants. Students...

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DFOY Welcomes New Board Members

Directions For Our Youth is pleased to welcome Kim Conroy and Lucius T. Outlaw III to the Board of Directors. Governance Committee Chair, Thelma Ofori shared: “We are excited to have Kim and Lucius join the DFOY community and provide their years...

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Agent of Change Spotlight: Camille Bent

Born and raised in the Bronx, Camille Bent’s journey to her involvement with DFOY and subsequent board service took her around the country, but it also involved a homecoming of sorts. After leaving the Bronx to pursue her undergraduate degree...

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DFOY Participants Featured On Good Morning America

Click Here For Video! If you are a fan of Good Morning America or happened to tune in on August 7th, you probably saw Directions For Our Youth students highlighted by co-host Michael Strahan as he discussed WE Day with pop star Meghan...

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DFOY Board Announces New Executive Director

After a thorough search led by the Directions For Our Youth Board of Directors, with assistance from Molnar Consulting, we are excited to welcome Elisa Istueta to Directions For Our Youth (DFOY) as our new Executive Director. The Directions For...

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Agent of Change Spotlight: Elizabeth Jenkins

Over Directions For Our Youth’s nearly 30-year history, creating Agents of Change has been at the root of our mission and our work in the community. Our participants know that the true measure of success lies not only in doing for one’s self,...

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